IELTS Examiner (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan)
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Location: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan// One year fixed term contract// Full-time job// Closing date: 30 September 2019 at 23:59 UK time
IELTS Examiner in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

This post offers an excellent opportunity to gain work experience in Kazakhstan and to be part of the worldwide British Council network, enhancing skills and expertise in language assessment, and potentially into other areas such as teacher training and development and materials development. 

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:
The post holder will be responsible for delivery of IELTS speaking interviews and second marking where necessary. The post will work closely with the IELTS team and will report directly to IELTS administrator and Exams Services Manager.

Other Important Features or Requirements Of The Job:
  • Flexibility in working hours is expected in order to meet operational needs. The job will require regular travel to other cities in Kazakhstan. It will also involve regular weekend working hours or evening work. The successful candidate can expect to work most weekends.
  • Examining will be prioritised during scheduled exams period each month.
  • The post is a guaranteed 40 hours contract. 
Please note:
  • Examiners are required to maintain certification and active examiner status in the Speaking module for the duration of the contact. 
  • The British Council will support the post-holder in obtaining a work permit and work visa and cover accommodation costs up to 200 000 KZT including utilities bill.
For more information, please see Role ProfileBritish Council Behaviours and Teaching skills  

Security or legal checks are required for this role:
  • Clear local police check history (and from the previous countries of residence if applicable)
  • 3 references
  • 3 forms of ID
  • Clear financial history
For more information, please contact:   

Centre contact details:   
+ 7 727 244 41 44    

If you are interested and feel you are suitable for the role please send completed Examiner Application Form to before 23:59 UK time on 30 September 2019.  

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.    

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters– everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989.